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History of American Law

This course examines the growth and development of American legal institutions with particular attention to crime and punishment, slavery, and race relations, the role of law in developing the economy, and the place of lawyers in American society, from colonial times to the present. Any student may write a paper in lieu of the final exam with consent of instructor. Special Instructions: Any student may write a paper in lieu of the final exam with consent of instructor. After the term begins, students accepted into the course can transfer from section (01) into section (02), which meets the R requirement, with consent of the instructor. Elements used in grading: Final exam or paper. Automatic grading penalty waived for writers. Cross-listed with History (HISTORY 152 - Consent of instructor required) & (HISTORY 352B).

2014-2015 Winter
01/05/2015 - 03/09/2015 Mon ,Tue ,Wed 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Instructors: Lawrence M. Friedman
Notes: Cross-listed with History (HISTORY 152 - Consent of instructor required) & (HISTORY 352B). Extended Take-Home Exam. Open to First-Year JD Students.
01/05/2015 - 03/09/2015 Mon ,Tue ,Wed 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Instructors: Lawrence M. Friedman
Notes: Research Requirement for Law Degree. Open to First-Year JD Students.

Instructors for this course (Past and Present)

Lawrence M. Friedman
Robert W. Gordon